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Contests & Prizes : Congratulations Oliver + S Fabric Kit Winners!

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Congratulations to the winners of our giveaway, courtesy of the lovely Liesl from Oliver + S: Linda S Allison Jennifer (more specifically, the Jennifer who is a Star Wars fan) mjb Please send your mailing addresses to so we can send out your fabric and you can start sewing. Thanks to everyone who commented!…

Vote for the Winners in the Holiday Craft Sale!

Contests & Prizes : Vote for the Winners in the Holiday Craft Sale!

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Thank you for all your submissions! They were all so great that we have actually chosen 8 finalists (instead of the original 5), and will be giving away 5 spots (instead of the original 3) in the Holiday Craft Sale. #1.  Rachel Rheingold – Maptote #2.  Katherine Grandey – kg + ab porcelain #3.  Lisa …

Tote Bag Tutorial and Giveaway!

Make It : Tote Bag Tutorial and Giveaway!

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We all have something—that one thing we can’t get enough of, no matter how many we already have. Around here I might say it’s tote bags. How could you not love a tote?  It’s function and beauty in a neat little package, like this one created by Liesl Gibson of Oliver + S: (Click here …

Googly Eye Fun!

Make It : Googly Eye Fun!

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Sometimes it’s the simplest projects that bring me great joy. And really, who doesn’t love a good googly eye project? So when I made these bangles for a fun Halloween idea for Martha to do on the show, I couldn’t stop smiling, and thinking of other accessories that could be covered with a bunch of …

Contests & Prizes : Halloween Giveaway!

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Want to deck your halls with these creepy, crawly, hair-raising silhouettes? What about some labels for your homemade witches brew? Well here’s your chance: WE’RE GIVING A SET OF EACH TO 2 LUCKY WINNERS! For a chance to win these silhouettes and beverage labels, leave us a comment with your favorite Halloween song*, along with …

Make It : Accessorize for Halloween

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Halloween weekend is just two weeks away! If you’re not the type to don a head-to-toe costume, here are some easy accessories that can be paired with any outfit you choose. Want to look like Madame Butterfly? How about a mousy updo? The sun never sets on cool with these spider shades. A chic cobweb shawl …

Blog header poll!

Photo Galleries : Blog header poll!

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Since starting this blog, our objective has always been to bring as much new and inspiring content to the table.  One way to keep things fresh has been to update our header on a regular basis. By putting different techniques to work our header has gone through many transformations: So now it has become a …

Halloween Special 2010

Behind the Scenes : Halloween Special 2010

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Hopefully everyone was able to check out the Halloween Special that aired on Hallmark last night. If you didn’t, check your local listings to find out when it re-airs. Today I am sharing photos I took while taping the segments with Brendan Fraser. An amazing set was built in one of Martha’s buildings on her …